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Getting closer to your goal

Know what you want to do, hold the thought firmly, and do every day what should be done, and every sunset will see you that much nearer to your goal.   Elbert Hubbard Sony NEX 6, Lightroom 4

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On correcting mistakes

“If we could be twice young and twice old we could correct all our mistakes.” Euripides iPhone 5

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“I think faith is incredibly important because you will become overwhelmed with what’s happening and you will have waves of grief, but when you turn to your faith, I believe God will give you waves of grace to get through … Continue reading

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The end and the beginning

“What we call the beginning is often the end. And to make an end is to make a beginning. The end is where we start from.”  T. S. Eliot Sunset in Aruba signals the end of one day, and the … Continue reading

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Sunset, moonrise over Aruba

Sunset through the divi tree. Fuji X-S1, 1/180s, f/3.2, ISO 100 The locals tell me that sunsets are pretty much guaranteed to be beautiful, and to occur every night at 7pm, off the west coast of Aruba. Looking for an … Continue reading

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Beginnings and endings

“Life is not so much about beginnings and endings as it is about going on and on and on. It is about muddling through the middle.” Anna Quindlen

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Acadia National Park: Sunset on Cadillac Mountain

We arrived about an hour before sunset to allow time to walk the trails and enjoy the views from atop the highest point along the North Atlantic seaboard.  As often happens in New England at this time of year, temperatures … Continue reading

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A last look at summer

From September, our last trip to the lake. It was a good season. Sony NEX 6

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Michael Doran’s “Unlimited Canvas”

Michael Doran sent in this photo, taken while driving to work recently. Michael explains… I shot this on the way to the office this morning using a Nikon S6300 Coolpix. I know there are a plethora of amazing sky photos … Continue reading

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Eamonn’s Walk with Dad

We first introduced you to Eamonn when he submitted a photo for our Black and White theme a few months ago, and told you about his budding interest in photography.  Well, he has been busy since then, and recently sent … Continue reading

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Off the beaten path

“Reading about nature is fine, but if a person walks in the woods and listens carefully, he can learn more than what is in books, for they speak with the voice of God.”  George Washington Carver Rocky Woods, Medfield, Massachusetts

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Along the Ocean Path, Bar Harbor

The path runs along the coast in Bar Harbor for a short walk, providing views of Frenchman Bay on one side and stately homes on the other.  The clouds and setting sun required an ISO of 800 to get some … Continue reading

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A narrow depth of field

Although rules are meant to be broken, this photo calls upon a few of the old standby’s: Compose your image with something in the foreground, middle and background, to draw the eye in. Use depth of field to direct the … Continue reading

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Cape Cod Sunset

A crowd gathers every night on many of the Cape’s west-facing beaches, to enjoy some of the most spectacular sunsets. In fact, as this day’s sun slipped below the horizon, children jumped with joy and the crowd actually applauded. How … Continue reading

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Red boats on the Herring River

Oft photographed and painted, this red dory (and a nearby companion), floats in the Herring River, near Harwich on Cape Cod. We remembered enjoying this scene on a previous trip, (when stopping for a photo wasn’t an option), and given … Continue reading

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Daily Photo Phix: Sunset in a hurry

Late yesterday, in the middle of this Labor Day weekend, we took a leisurely drive through the nearby countryside.  I had been eyeing the sunset, thinking this would be one of those beauties with which God rewarded the patient photographer. … Continue reading

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Daily Photo Phix: Frisbee

I was taking a sunset stroll on the bay facing side of the Cape when I spotted a group of young men playing frisbee.  This particular participant was most adept at making the leaping grab or stretching to keep the … Continue reading

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High Dynamic Range in the Grand Canyon

Rey recently posted an HDR image of a Boston cityscape which came out great.  I thought I’d add another HDR, this one of a Grand Canyon sunset, taken last fall. The goal in creating an HDR image is to capture … Continue reading

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